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noun [countable] nation pronunciation in British English /ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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  1. 1
    a country that has its own land and government

    the leaders of the main industrial nations

    The aim of the LIVE project is to train students from developing nations.

  2. 2
    the people of a particular country

    We want government to serve the whole nation.

    He called for leadership that will unite the nation.

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